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Surcharges for Exceptional Activities

DHL Express is committed to providing customers with the best delivery service, which is why we are continuing to offer coverage to more parts of the world than any other company.
In order to maintain a consistently high level of service, DHL Express levies under given conditions a surcharge for exceptional activities. DHL Express regularly evaluates the level of these surcharges to reflect the changing costs associated with offering exceptional activities, and we strive to ensure these surcharges remain fair for our customers.
The following surcharges are payable on international shipments:

Description Surcharge (DKK)
Remote Area Delivery 3.50 DKK/kg. minimum 150.00 DKK per shipment
Remote Area Pickup 3.50 DKK/kg. minimum 150.00 DKK per shipment
Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities 40.00 DKK
Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities 150.00 DKK
Full Dangerous Goods 595.00 DKK
Dry Ice (UN1845) 75.00 DKK
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI966, PI969) 40.00 DKK
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI967, PI970) No charge
Lithium Batteries Section I, II (PI965) 595.00 DKK
Biological Substances (UN3373) No charge
Consumer Goods ID8000 150.00 DKK
Oversize Piece 595.00 DKK
Non-Stackable Pallet 1,110.00 DKK
Address Correction 75.00 DKK
Data Entry 25.00 DKK
Elevated Risk 150.00 DKK
Restricted Destination 225.00 DKK
Exporter Validation 225.00 DKK
Valid from January 1, 2019

Should you have any questions on surcharges please contact usContact Us.